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by the rise and fall of jesse jackson, jr., and that's where we're going to start. the former illinois democratic congressman is going to prison. today he pleaded guilty to taking $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use. items such as a $43,000 rolex, fur capes, and memorabilia from michael jackson and bruce lee. the list goes on and most of it so ridiculous. outside of the courtroom, jackson said tell everybody back home i'm sorry. he could spend up to four years nine months in prison. he is scheduled to be sentenced on june 28th. so what happens to his snaet >> next tuesday voters will go to the poll to select his replacement. it is a primary so the democratic candidate is likely to be a shoe in. the super pac spending a reported $2 billion to defeat debbie halvorson. here is one of the adds. >> halvorson received an a-plus rating from the nra. debbie halvorson's record more guns in the hands of criminals. >> halvorson who lost to jackson in last year's primary says it's ridiculous that bloomberg is trying to buy the race. she posted that quote . . . and we're g
it turned wrong for jesse jackson junior. today we learned he could spend almost five years in prison. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel joins you live. >> former congressman jesse jackson junior charged with illegally conspiring with his wife to spend $750,000 in campaign funds op personal expences. no plea deal announceed but in a statement, he said, "i offer no excuses for my conduct. i fully accept my responsibility for the improper decisions and the mistakes i made. prosecutors are expected to recommend a prison sentence of five years and fine of up to $so 0,000. the former rising star of the democratic party and man with huge name i.d. is accused of buying a gold $43,000 rolex watch, fur cape and parka and pem raabilia of famous people. michael jackson, mar tip luther king junior and ma'am control-x. charges are wire and mail fraud. his wife who had her open political career as chicago alderman had reached an agreement with prosecutors after being charged with filing false joint tax returns. sandra jackson served as her husband's campaign manager at different times. she re
jackson jr. pleaded guilty to misuse of campaign funds. it looks like he and his wife will be spending some time in prison. very sad to see his career ruined like that. florida governor rick scott now says that he loves medicaid and the pentagon announced yesterday, because of the sequester, it is ready to furlough 800,000 civilian pentagon employees around the world. that hurts! all of that and a whole lot more. but first let's find out what's really going on. lisa ferguson's got it. today's current news update. she joins us from los angeles. good morning lisa. >> good morning, bill. another light day for the president today. he's taking some meetings from the white house. first up is his usual daily briefing from the oval office. then he's meeting with his senior advisers and later this afternoon, president obama will record a radio interview with al sharpton joe madison and yolanda adams all in the oval office. >>> a surprising change coming from florida. governor rick scott has announced he will back medicare expansion in the state. president obama's affordable care act requires al
, jesse jackson, jr., has admitted that he violated campaign finance laws. reportedly he signed papers admitting that he used political contributions to buy a $40,000rolex, travel expenses for a friend, and furniture for his home here in washington. the son of civil rights leader, jesse jackson, resigned from congress last year siting health issues. under the terms of the deal, jackson's sentence could range from probation to prison time. >>> who is more popular than president obama, vice president biden and house speaker, john boehner, and doesn't have a political job? hillary clinton, that's who. released the poll in which the former secretary of state was voted the most popular national political figure. clinton's favorable rating beat the president by ten points. the telephone poll began last week and ended monday, just as clinton was leaving her job. >> 50 years ago, tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set out on a remarkable walk along the cno canal toe path. that says a lot about his sheer force of will and how much the country lost when >>> 50 years ago tomorrow, robert f. kennedy set
, hopefully the situation with jesse jackson junior and his wife will be straightened out. we need to be mindful of our congressmen and people in politics to make sure that they are taking care of -- number two, i would like to make a comment that we need to make sure that we are -- our congress, rather, is paying attention to what is about to take place with the automatic spending cuts, and we need to make sure the military is secure and not to cut too much of the military. host: that is monica in homestead. larry in hernando, mississippi, a democrat. seco last night, -- caller: last night we heard about getting out of her recession. these republicans are going to destroy the tax base, so we will be in a mess. i am a 56-year-old army veteran , and i think we are going back to the wild west. only police officers should be able to carry weapons. if you are going hunting, you should have to call the state and say you are going hunting. otherwise, we are definitely going back to the wild, wild west. host: have you ever owned a gun privately? caller: i own guns now. host: do you thin
on on the republican party. and then david jackson will be joining us from the white house to tell us why white house. >> reporter: s are all upset today -- why. >> reporter: s the republican party has found their savior. she's going to save them. >> on this tuesday other headlines making news, burger king had itself a whopper of a problem yesterday. the fast food chain's twitter account got hacked and made the company look like it had been bought by mcdonald's. then tweeted several obscene and ridiculous items before twitter suspended the account. mcdonald's tweeted it had emphasized with the competitor and assured the public it had nothing to do with the hacking. burger king has yet to release a statement. they're staying silent. >> it was pretty ridiculous. and i don't know how it went on for as long as it did. i mean it was a span of a couple of hours yesterday. i mean you would think that -- publications had time to write stories about the fact that mcdonald's -- that burger burger king's account had been hacked. so in the time it knock for that to happen, they couldn't get it to stop. >> hillar
testifying, shirley ann jackson, and joins me now.the sequester, testifying, shirley ann jackson, and joins me now.into effect on. the sequester, among those testifying, shirley ann jackson, and joins me now. welcome. you're no stranker to washington. born and raised here and former head of the nuclear regulatory commission. what are your big concerns about science and technology and the effects of the sequester if it goes in to effect? >> the big concerns are these. science and technology and the basic research that under girds it have been the the basis of over 50% of our gdp growth for 50 years. but the things we take for granted today are based on research that occurred over a 10, 20, 30 year period, even 50 years. and so one has to understand the source of idea generation. secondly, one has to have human talent. and that stall letalent is supp fellowships that come out of federal support. if the sequester occurs and occurs in a blunt way that can with devastating effects on research programs at universities all across the country. not to mention impacts on some aspects of financial aid
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controversy saying jews "would be crazy" to vote for jesse jackson. but koch told the "macneil- lehrer newshour's" charlayne hunter gault jackson was provoking people. >> i've been the mayor here for 11 years. for ten years, prior to this particular period, we've had no difficulty in this city as it relates to civil disturbance. what he is in fact conjuring up is that the summer that he came here, there might be civil disturbance. that's what he's saying-- fire in the theatre. i don't think that's very nice of him to do. >> sreenivasan: koch left office in 1989 after losing the democratic primary to david dinkins. current new york mayor michael bloomberg reflected on koch's legacy today. >> and when we mourn his passing, ed really-- we always say this, but ed really would have wanted us to celebrate his life and the life of the city he loved. >> sreenivasan: koch voiced that love for his city often, as here in a documentary released in theaters today. >> whenever i would fly home, there was the city of new york laid out before me, and i thought to myself, "this belongs to me! it's extr
unpopular institution in the united states, even though it is partisan wrangling. >> jesse jackson jr. expected back in court, due to charges of misusing campaign funds. >> reporter: there is an appearance here, they charges wife, sandy, who has a count of income tax fraud, this is a serious family situation and a legal situation. she could face time or probation, we expect both of them in court this week. >> and speaking of political comebacks, as we reported, former governor mark sanford running for a house seat. he resigned in 2009, after having an affair with a woman in argentina, who he is now engaged to. does this have the makings of a political comeback? >> reporter: yes, he is asking for forgiveness, a first step. it is a big race, he is the best known in the republican primary. so people often have second acts in politics. >> all right, lynn sweet, thank you so much for your perspective, we appreciate it. >>> and other news in america, we begin in florida, firefighters fought raging flames in a gas station, there were few vehicles in close proximity when fire came out of two
in 1994, and he has announced his support. >> can i have a quick comment on jesse jackson, jr.? he pled guilty to stealing $750,000. >> he did all the right things. he worked hard. he did not hold press conferences. someone has to explain to me. i went from a timex to an l.l. bean watch. when is the appeal of a $443,000 watch? >> roosevelt, churchill, it's just a long history. the tarp to be the son of a famous person. >> i talked to him right after he got any and i thought he had a very bright future. thanks. we will see you next week. what's for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto what's for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto
announced his support. >> can i have a quick comment on jesse jackson, jr.? he pled guilty to stealing $750,000. >> he did all the right things. he worked hard. he did not hold press conferences. someone has to explain to me. i went from a timex to an l.l. bean watch. when is the appeal of a $443,000 watch? >> roosevelt, churchill, it's just a long history. the tarp to be the son of a famous person. >> i talked to him right after he got any and i thought he had a very bright future. thanks. we will see you next week. what's for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto >>> from washington, the "the mclaughlin group," the american original. for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. >> "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by siemens. factories.to last. siemens. answers. >>> issue one. sequester showdown. >> so these cuts are not smart, they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> pr
a quick comment on jesse jackson, jr.? he pled guilty to stealing $750,000. >> he did all the right things. it's a tragedy. he worked hard. he did not hold press conferences. someone has to explain to me. i went from a timex to an l.l. bean. what is the appeal of a $443,000 watch? >> roosevelt, churchill, it's just a long history. a's hard to be the son of famous person. >> i talked to him right after he got any and i thought he had a very bright future. thanks. we will see you next week. >> for a transcript, log onto is it blood? [woman screaming] pushing it a bit. no one could so i w were nger as his.o hamper identifi must make an effort to control those nerves of yours, my dear. vo:geico, committed to providing service to its auto insurance customers for over 70 years. more information on auto insurance at geico.com or 1-800-947-auto any time of the day or night.
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on tuesday. >>> and jesse jackson jr. was charged on friday for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he allegedly spent the money on a gold rolex watch and michael jackson memorabilia. his wife, sandy, was charged separately for filing false tax returns. >>> and the construction of the seaside heights, new jersey. the boardwalk was the most famous of the several boardwalks destroyed by superstorm sandy. >>> and finally, college baseball season got under way on friday. and at least one umpire, he's a little rusty. the home plate ump in a game in florida takes a tumble. believe me, it happened. when trying to avoid a hit to a batsman through the base. >>> now, it's time for the weather. and we have ginger zee on camera for this. >> you want me to do a tumble? i can do that. let's go to boston. maybe you remember last weekend, me waist-deep in snow there. now, new flakes starting to fly. this is tonight into tomorrow, when the heaviest snow. it will be one to three inches. not a huge snowstorm. but something that's moving off the coast. and earlier today, going to hit in parts of north car
jackson's years earlier. some accused clinton of marginalizing obama as the black candidate. let's watch. >> jesse jackson won south carolina twice in '84 and '88. and he ran a good campaign. and senator obama is running a good campaign. he is a good candidate. >> well, there you have it. let me ask you about a deeper question, not the cheap shots or the obvious analysis based on either sides point of view, david. you know this better than anybody. but the natural rivalry, the stuff that just happens because you have to be a rival. if barack obama is a transformational president, meaning he is the guy that did health care. he is the guy that has his successor elected, a democratic successor elected. he is the guy that starts a real era. can he win and the clintons not win? i mean -- can they both win, or is there a natural rivalry here between the two of them on history? >> well, there is a natural rivalry. but right now they're inextricably linked. i think that's what is interesting about this moment in history. for time really starting with the last campaign. bill clinton was needed by
-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
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times. he will join us with randy jackson -- next. >>> also, the report on jobs came out. ktvu's pam cook will tell us about the big impact with wall street this morning. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> well, the dow crossed over the 14,000 mark this morning for the first time since october 2007. taking a live look at the big board right now, it's still really close, up 135 to 13,996. it's been fluctuating back and forth. should mention the nasdaq is up 31 and the s&p is up 13. now why are stocks doing so well? there was some good economic news out this morning. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom with the jobs report and als
expect senator hagel to be cob confirmed as defense secretary. >>> the reverend jesse jackson is leading a march today in honor of a chicago teenager killed this week. the 15-year-old high school band member gunned down days after attending the president's inauguration. just the latest victim in a city where there are 515 murders last year alone. more than 100 shooting incidents have occurred since january 1. reverend jackson called on president obama to come to his home town of chicago to address this issue. reverend jackson will be a guest, by the way, on "america's news headquarters" tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. eastern time. >>> well a convicted killer who was mistakenly released from a chicago jail is now back in police custody. stephen robins was serving a 60-year prison term for murder in indiana, but he was mistakenly brought to chicago to stand trial for a separate crime that had already been dismissed. the mixup led authorities to release him and the public was not notified that he was on the loose by the way for nearly 24 hours. authorities realized their mistake and tracked
of illinois. former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. entered a plea deal and could be facing time behind bars. you should the terms of the deal, jackson would plead guilty to violating federal campaign laws by using contributions for personal use, including buying a rolex, furniture for his home and travel expenses of a friend. his sentence determined by a federal judge and could range from probation to as mentioned prison time. with the state of the union tuesday, we are taking a look at the president's latest approval ratding. brand new numbers out and also a popularity, how it compared to new numbers on what you think of congress and the republican leadership. >>> then, an unlikely duo at a conference for house democrats today. former president bill clinton and stephen colbert makes appearances not together but today. >> now that you won this race that was a referendum in large measure on what the american people did not want, we have to create a future that they do want. >> we'll play more of what the former president said and give you the scoop of what colbert hads to say. join our
. >>> former illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson, jr. has agreed to a plea deal over the inappropriate use of official funds. fox news learned the case pertains to what is termed a social acquaintance of jackson. the congressman resigned last november shortly after being elected to a ninth term. >>> they're calling it nemo, but it really could be sonoma getge. new england is bracing for one of the worst snowstorms ever. as much as three feet are expected in some places like the city of boston. that's where correspondent molly line is tonight, out in the thick of it. good evening, molly. >> reporter: good evening, john. this is expected to pick up over the course of the night. we've seen the snow steadily rising and the winds picking up a lot. one of the biggest things happening in boston, history in the making. this hasn't happened for decades. they've actually shut down the highways here. the governor asking everyone to stay off the roads all across the state as of 4:00 in the afternoon. you can still see a few cars and moving around out here. essential what the gove
's go to charlie sheen who actually put out a video to this guy and jesse jackson sends a letter. watch this. >> christopher dorner, this is charlie sheen, you mentioned me in your manifesto, so thank you for your kind words. i'm urging you to call me, let's figure out together how to end this thing. i look forward to talking to you and jesse jackson says the following in a letter on facebook i understand your feelings of hurt and pain, i make this plea to you to stop spreading the pain and hurt and fear, please stop don't take anymore lives i'll do whatever i can do without hesitation, please contact me through danny whatever his name is l.a. sentinel. is giving attention to this guy by mentioning people's names on a manifesto, is that a bad idea? >> of course it is. it is going to encourage other sick people who are looking for their 15 minutes of fame. i regret that we have to talk about it in this way, but i think it's very illuminating. there's a sickness in our culture, it is a piece of a whole of this problem of celebrity worship and the cult of fame, the looky loos and the moral
, president clinton landed in hot water after he declared candidate obama's prior to that in jesse jackson. >> jesse jackson won south carolina twice in '84 and '88. senator obama is not a good campaign here. he's a good candidate. >> well, there you have it. let me ask you about a deeper question, not the cheap shots and the obvious analysis based on either side's point of view. and you know this better than anybody. the natural rivalry, the stuff that just happens because you have to be a rival. if barack obama is a transformational president, he's the guy that has the democratic successor elected. he's the guy that starts a real era? can he win and the clintons not win? or is there a natural rivalry here? >> well, there is a natural rivalry. but, right now, that i hey're inextricably linked. that's what's interesting about this moment in history for the first time, really, starting with the last campaign. bill clinton was needed by barack obama and clinton loves to be needed. that's what carries forward. i don't think that dynamic will change now. for both of them to establish what they
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